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EMPLAB: INTERNATIONAL GIRLS IN ICT DAY
Saturday 24 April 2021

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After receiving considerable interest in our courses outside of Switzerland, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of girls in ICT, girls aged 12-15 years old, from and outside Switzerland, are kindly invited for free to attend our online creative tech workshops available in French and English from 10:00 am to 13:45 pm.

A free special role model session with MOD-ELLE will run after completion of the workshop to let girls ask questions and discover new career paths from 13:45 pm to 14:15 pm.

Don’t miss the opportunity and let other parents know about the exciting opportunity to explore creative tech skills such as: Pixel Art, Data Science and Web Development.
Agenda:
Free Workshops - 10:00 am to 13:45 pm
Free Role Model Session with MOD-ELLE - 13:45 pm to 14:15 pm

 

3 workshops available for #GirlsinICT Day

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/girls


1. Pixel Art Workshop

Description: During this course, girls transform their hand-drawn characters into digital beings using Pixel Art. Pixel art is a form of digital art, created through the use of software where images are edited through computer graphics.
By the end of the course, each girl designs a video game character and objectives.

-Age: 12-15 years old
-Language: French
-Online and live with a tutor
-Beginner level
-Hours: 3 (which includes a 30 min break)

Feedback:
Thanks to Marija Musja and Empowerment Lab for proposing Pixel Art course! Carolina is enjoying the learning experience and is happy to be creating a video game. Patience and perseverance is key for such a journey and I am excited to see the outcome?
Julia K.
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2. Web Development Workshop

Description: During this course, girls explore how websites function and step by step, the tutor demonstrates how to navigate around the most popular website builder – WordPress.
By the end of the course, each girl develops a fully functional website that she can continue working on at home.

-Age: 12-15 years old
-Language: English
-Online and live with a tutor
-Beginner level
-Hours: 3 (which includes a 30 min break)

Feedback:
The course was super cool and I am very happy to have been able to create my own site, on which I can write about my canaris and tell their stories. Thanks again to the Team!! ?​
Mylène S.
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3. Data Analysis Workshop

Description: Through this course, girls play with real-world information on endangered animals. The course showcases to young girls how data analysis is accessible to everyone: how analysing and compering numbers can become the most reliable tool for their decision-making.
By the end of the course, each girl develops evidence-based suggestions on endangered animals and become confident with the use of data.

-Age: 12-15 years old
-Language: English
-Online and live with a tutor
-Beginner level
-Hours: 3 (which includes a 30 min break)

Feedback:
I am sitting with my daughter and she is having a lot of fun. She actively participates – the teacher is really encouraging and makes sure everyone is involved. I am really impressed. Thank you!
Veronica P.


Free Role Model Session with MOD-ELLE
After completing a workshop of their choice, girls will be brought together from 13:45 pm to 14:15 pm for an exclusive role model session with MOD-ELLE where they will be able to ask questions regarding certain ICT-related career paths.

MOD-ELLE is a Swiss association which aims to fight against gender stereotypes which influence the aspirations and limit the career choices of young people.
Learn more about MOD-ELLE



Please share with other parents of girls who may be interested!

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